School Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts

YOUNG ADULTS

Middle school and high school students are becoming more prone to addiction and mental health. When asked which substances they have tried at least once, 91% of the 1,875 students surveyed said they’ve tried alcohol before the age of 18. In the same survey, 47% answered that they’ve used marijuana, 40% said they’ve tried tobacco and 18% reported that they’ve misused prescription drugs.

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Alcohol

Education

High School

Intervention

Middle School

Opioid Epidemic

Prevention

Safety

Students

Substance Abuse

Tobacco

Young Adults

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